District Heating Systems can provide substantial benefits to consumers including:[accordion] [spoiler title=”Reduced Carbon Emissions”]The Geothermal plant will supply carbon free heat to the Manchester District Heating System.[/spoiler] [spoiler title=”Reduced Consumption of Fossil Fuels”]By providing district heating, Manchester is taking a step away from fossil fuels, and moving towards becoming a sustainable city which is planning for the future. By signing up to the Manchester District Heating System you become part of this positive change.[/spoiler] [spoiler title=”Even space heating”]The end user will be able to fully control the heat and hot water via a Hydraulic Interface Unit (H.I.U) installed in each premises. This will allow the end user to set its inside room temperature to whatever they require.[/spoiler] [spoiler title=”Unlimited Supply of Hot Running Water”]District heating supplies an instantaneous supply of hot water on demand – there is no need for an immersion system for hot water, nor does the building need to be heated for occupants to avail of hot water.[/spoiler] [/accordion]
District Heating Systems cost 10% less on average than gas for consumers. In addition, due to the nature of geothermal energy, prices for customers will remain steady throughout the lifetime of supply.
For individual customers, there are significant benefits to the scheme including:
- No need for a traditional boiler
- More efficient energy supply in a directly useable form
- Minimal maintenance of the system once installed
- No risk of carbon monoxide
Residents in Manchester will have a choice about whether they have the opportunity to join Manchester’s District Heating System. To ensure your street or building is given the chance to connect to the system, please complete the form on this page to ‘Express an Interest’